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SmilynStef
Cornfields of the midwest
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The 10th Tag of Christmas with a Feminine Twist is asking for non-traditional holiday hues ... aka No Red & Green. I took my inspiration from Julie's Mitten tags and used Essentials by Ellen Snow Days Stamps. I chose Catherine... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Ingenious Inkling
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The Challenge theme at Impression Obsession is to make a Quick Christmas Card. For me, background stamps like Impression Obsession Christmas Word Background make the quickest cards. For these cards, I colored with two colors of Kuretake Zig Art &... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Ingenious Inkling
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The 9th Tag of Christmas with a Feminine Twist is Watercoloring. I watercolored first using my interference, pearlescent, and iridescent watercolors that I got from my Daniel Smith Watercolor Split Facebook Group and then finished with more vibrant colors from... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Ingenious Inkling
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My Tag for the 8th Tag of Christmas with a Feminine Twist was inspired by Emily's flowers & use of color. I loved her poinsettias in shades of magenta and purple, so I started by using my Gina K. Designs... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Ingenious Inkling
Love how you got the glitter into the holes for a sparkly sky.
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The next theme at the 12 Tags of Christmas with a Feminine Twist is Black & White. This adorable Mini Dress Up Penguin from Flora & Fauna was just waiting for this opportunity to shine. The Tiny Sentiment is from... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Ingenious Inkling
What beautiful details.
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A quick card for the Unity Stamp Company Christmas Card Challenge ... one of my favorite Unity Sentiments - Get Out the Fat Pants. I combined it with some thin washi tape & the Christmas Tree from Spruce Up the... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Ingenious Inkling
Those are absolutely adorable. My Mom made me a felt stocking with lots of sequins and stitching that I cherished throughout my childhood.
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Today's 6th Tag of Christmas with a Feminine Twist is brought to you by ... Woodgrain. I decided to go simple & rustic with my design. I had a bit of wood paper in my scraps, so I used it... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Ingenious Inkling
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I couldn't resist taking a literal interpretation of this week's Freshly Made Sketch and making a wonky Christmas Tree. I cut four triangles from coordinating designer paper and started assembling from the bottom. Instead of stripes I used brick paper... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Ingenious Inkling
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Day 5 of the 12 Tags of Christmas with a Feminine Twist is back with more Sparkle Inspiration. I took my inspiration from Therese's fun colors and the bundled up person on Nicole's tag ... and created my own Mix-It-Up... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Ingenious Inkling
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Lots of fun from skipping through blogland: Lots of workout ideas with pictures & videos Pictures of Magnified Sand My favorite Italian Cookie (because it's really chocolate dipped cake) love these Penny Hardy Sculptures (shown) Date Night Ideas Free Vintage... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Ingenious Inkling
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The theme for Tag #4 of the 12 Tags of Christmas with a Feminine Twist is Embossing. I created an Emboss Resist Tag by stamping Joy Clair's Ugly Sweater Background Builder Stamps with my MISTI using White Ink on White... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Ingenious Inkling
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I'm up on the Technique Junkies blog today sharing four cards I made with Technique Junkies Winter Foliage stamp and my new Markers. Come visit to see the end-results. Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Ingenious Inkling
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I loved the inspiration project for the 3rd Tag of Christmas with a Feminine Twist featuring ... SPARKLE (which includes my nemesis Glitter). Did you know you could INK GLITTER PAPER (yes ... I am yelling that because it is... Continue reading
Posted Dec 4, 2018 at Ingenious Inkling
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Tonight I tackled Day 2 of the 12 Tags of Christmas with a Feminine Twist at Ellen Hutson. The Challenge is to be inspired by this Photograph. The cool thing was that if you clicked through to the actual post,... Continue reading
Posted Dec 3, 2018 at Ingenious Inkling
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The First Challenge in the Ellen Hutson 12 Tags of Christmas with a Feminine Twist is to create using Alcohol Inks. Creating an alcohol ink background was the first technique that made me fall in love with papercrafting. I still... Continue reading
Posted Dec 3, 2018 at Ingenious Inkling
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I picked-up a goodie package of Crate Paper's Snow and Cocoa Collection (it's also available Digital) and it included these adorable mason jars with an acetate pocket on the front for tucking in all sorts of scene elements. I tucked... Continue reading
Posted Dec 2, 2018 at Ingenious Inkling
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As with Birthday Cards, my stash of Masculine Christmas cards fell short as well, so I need to make some more. I found a new (to me) Monthly Mix Challenge at Gina K's StampTV, which is to make black &... Continue reading
Posted Dec 1, 2018 at Ingenious Inkling
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It's that time of year ... the super-fun Coffee Lovers Blog Hop. Amy T works her coffee-lovin' buns off to bring us this amazing sharing of coffee-themed card designs. I'm sharing some lovely Alexandra Renke Treats images ... I prefer... Continue reading
Posted Nov 30, 2018 at Ingenious Inkling
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We've finished our year of taking back December one holiday card at a time at Jingle Belles. I love that most of my holiday cards are done & already in the hands of the recipients. Lauren & I genuinely have... Continue reading
Posted Nov 30, 2018 at Ingenious Inkling
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Another week of blogland adventures: Refrigerator Organizing Hack Fluffernutter Bars (have I mentioned how much I love Marshmallow Fluff ... where's my spoon) love this Christmas Tree Centerpiece Stuffing Muffins means everyone gets some crispy edges (because stuffing isn't just... Continue reading
Posted Nov 29, 2018 at Ingenious Inkling
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The current challenge at Impression Obsession is to create with Autumn Colors. Since I needed to re-stock my wedding card stash, I went with my favorite die ... the Heart Couple. I die cut it from a lovely rusty orange.... Continue reading
Posted Nov 27, 2018 at Ingenious Inkling